Attack on Titan cancels controversial season 4 merchandise

Attack on Titan It’s over a month away from its midseason return, and fans are eager to see what the show’s final season closes with. To say that the fans are excited about the ending would be an understatement, so you can understand why the team from anime is already establishing merchandise offers.

But now, the team is picking up on a merchandising slump after the fanáticos de Shingeki no Kyojin They will relate it to one of the darkest moments of humanity.

For those who did not know, el comité de Shingeki no Kyojin en Twitter had announced plans in Japan to make some unknown products for the fourth season. One of these pieces was an Eldian bracelet, a piece of cloth that every Eldian was to wear in Marley to pass on their heritage.

About Shingeki no Kyojin’s bracelets

(Photo: We are Kudasai) Shingeki no Kyojin’s bracelets and real life ones.

These bangles are a important symbol of eldian oppression in Shingeki no Kyojin. However, readers were quick to link the bracelets from the anime, with the bracelets imposed on the Jews during WWII.

Clearly, the bangles have a lot of history tied behind them, and their use in the manga itself isn’t that controversial. However, fans drew a line when the anime committee shared plans to sell bracelets as merchandise.

As you can imagine, the reaction was swift as fans around the world were disgusted with the idea of ​​commodifying these symbols of oppression. Even if they are false, the articles are rooted in a dark history and the committee has listened.

The group released a statement this week confirming that the bracelets are not becoming merchandise. “The set of products for production reproduces part of the costume of a character that appears in Shingeki no Kyojin,” the statement read.

“Nevertheless, [el brazalete] it is also considered a symbol of racial and ethnic discrimination. We acknowledge that there was a lack of consideration in the marketing of the article. We are so sorry, “added the AOT anime team.

Attack on Titan is no stranger to controversy right now. However, it appears that this time the committee was quick to address the issue. Now, fans are waiting to see how the rest of season four plays out, and readers know there will be even more controversy in the coming months. Meanwhile you can leer el manga de Shingeki no Kyojin en Kodansha.

Where to find Attack on Titan?

You can watch the anime Shingeki no Kyojin legally on Crunchyroll. Previously, we reported that Attack on Titan Season 4 Part 2 Releases New Poster Featuring Eren Jaeger and it all arrived at the same time as the controversial Eldian bracelets (now canceled) as merchandise.

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